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Talk on “Steve Jobs’ last gift and yoga meditation”

What does yoga meditation have to do with the late Steve Jobs, former CEO of Apple and one of the most creative and innovative entrepreneurs of our time? Before his passing in 2011 he made arrangements that all those attending his memorial service at Stanford University should receive a copy of “Autobiography of a Yogi” by Paramahansa Yogananda, a spiritualContinue reading

How I became a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum – The origins and success story of the PRI

We are delighted to present JAMES GIFFORD, who founded the PRI initiative which now has nearly 1,200 institutions from more than 50 countries as signatories, including many of the world’s largest pension funds, insurance companies, and investment managers. They manage combined assets of more than US $34 trillion. James Gifford was also named in 2010 by the World Economic ForumContinue reading

New study: sustainability ratings are a reliable indicator of countries’ solvency

Munich, 16 October 2013 – There is currently a high level of uncertainty on the international financial markets, due to the budget dispute in the USA surrounding the proposed raising of the borrowing limit. The markets are waiting with bated breath to see whether the Democrats and the Republicans will be able to agree on raising the debt ceiling, whichContinue reading

Talk by Klaus Fridorf, Director of Responsible Investment & Governance at Nordea

We are delighted to present KLAUS FRIDORF, the Director of Responsible Investment & Governance at Nordea. Mr Fridorf holds a Master degree in journalism and joined Nordea Invest in 2008, as Head of Communication. Before joining Nordea Mr Fridorf has among other things worked in the Industrialization Fund for Developing Countries in the Danish Foreign Ministry working with Communication andContinue reading

New partnership with the Association of Corporate Treasurers

The ICMA Centre is proud to announce a new partnership with the Association of Corporate Treasurers (ACT). ICMA Centre students taking the MSc in Corporate Finance can register to take the Certificate in Corporate Finance and Funding of the ACT alongside the degree. Students will also receive a discount on teaching materials. At the end of the programme two studentsContinue reading

ICMA Centre researchers requested to present to Chinese delegation

Following a request from the British consulate in Shanghai, Dr. Andreas Hoepner, Associate Professor of ICMA centre, Henley Business School, made a presentation of “Sustainability Investment” to Chinese regulators and business leaders at the Association of British Insurers, 8th Oct 2013. Ms Han Yi, Division Director of China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC), lead the Chinese delegates from Shanghai Stock Exchange,Continue reading

The Re-Industrialisation of Britain – Problems, Solutions & Prospects

24th October 2013 17:00-21:00 The ICMA centre is pleased to welcome the Worshipful Company of World Traders. Leaders from Finance, Energy, Technology and Pharma will be discussing the latest developments in their own fields and debating one of the key issues facing UK policy makers in the United Kingdom, the re-industrialisation of Britain. Everyone is welcome to continue the discussionContinue reading

The privatisation of Royal Mail

The privatisation of Royal Mail has made headlines in recent days as the stock price rose to 479.50p on the first day of full trading on the stock exchange. Questions accordingly have begun to be asked about whether the Government, who priced the shares at 330p, had undervalued the company. The ICMA Centre’s lecturer in Finance, Dr Ogonna Nneji, wasContinue reading

City Finance Fair 2013

The City Finance fair 2013 took place yesterday, 10th October in the ICMA Centre Atrium. The event was aimed at introducing specialist organisations to Henley Business School students and was an excellent opportunity for students to expand their knowledge and network of contacts. Graham Philpott, Career Development Consultant, who organised the event said “It’s so important for students to talk to organisations rather than relyContinue reading

Master and More fair, Frankfurt, Germany

Saturday, 23rd Nov 2013 09:00- 17:00 We are pleased to invite you to meet the ICMA Centre at the Master and More fair in Frankfurt. You will have the opportunity to meet with our Academics and members of staff  who will answer any questions you may have on our top ranking finance programs, our state of the art dealing rooms, admission requirements and upcomingContinue reading